- Location: Sydney
- Suburb: Sydney NSW
- Position Type: Full Time
- Company: Jobstar Pty Ltd
National legal practice with ISO 9001 Quality Accreditation requires an experienced Insolvency Law solicitor with a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience to join our team in the Sydney Head Office.
Our clients range from Government departments, statutory bodies, corporations, small business and individuals.
The successful applicant will be working with a highly organised and skilled team. We have a relaxed yet highly professional atmosphere. Training and development is encouraged and supported; whilst the accredited specialist directors take on an approachable mentoring role.
We are looking for people who have a professional approach, proactive attitude and drive to succeed to assist in a busy law practice with the following experience and attributes;
Demonstrated understanding of court practice and procedure
Demonstrated knowledge of the preparation and review of statements of claim, motions for judgment, garnishees, writs, examinations, general and other routine documents
Demonstrated understanding of commercial law including preference advice, litigation, company winding up, bankruptcy procedures
Understanding of requirements to act for creditors, liquidators and bankruptcy trustees in a diverse range of actions
Demonstrated familiarity with the conduct of routine and defended matters, including appearance work in the Local, District, Supreme and Federal Courts
Demonstrate your proven time management and organisational ability to enable the running of a fast moving and high volume practice
Demonstrate your exceptional attention to detail and accuracy in drafting documents
Demonstrated ability to conduct courteous and efficient communications with clients, opposing parties, including solicitors, and self-represented parties
Examples of your excellent problem solving, mediation and negotiating skills
Your skill set should consist of but not be limited to;
Being articulate, persuasive and succinct in communications
Have a willingness to assist in development of client relationships.
Flexibility in approach
Appropriate software and keyboard skills
Ability to prioritise work and handle multiple tasks or assignments
Work unsupervised while maintaining a commitment to deadlines
Willingness to embrace technology and automation of workflow
High levels of integrity and discretion with a corporate outlook
Understanding of quality processes and procedures
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Impeccable attention to detail
Demonstrate understanding of team management and support
Ability to actively support the firm’s vision and strategies including promoting change
Ability to understand professional pressures and remain resilient under these circumstances maintaining a calm and composed approach
This is a long term permanent employment position for the right people.
The position description contains tasks that require experience in dealing with a wide variety of people and cultures as well as ad hoc tasks and administrative duties. The successful applicant will have a willingness to undertake both equally.
The following experience would be highly regarded but not essential as full training will be provided:
Lexis Nexis Affinity
Your application needs to address how you meet the criteria of experience, attributes and tasks.
Your covering letter outlining how you meet the criteria,
Your academic transcript (regardless of your seniority)
Your resume of no more than six (6) pages including two (2) contactable referees
People of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island nations are encouraged to apply for this position
ONLY Successful candidates will be contacted
NO Telephone contact will be taken.
NO Agencies please.